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Greece Hopes Marble Loan From Italy Will Get UK to Return Parthenon Sculptures

Italy has loaned Greece a 2500 year old marble foot of Goddess Artemis. Greece hopes the gesture of the foot loan, which is just the size of a shoebox, may help the British Museum finally realize that the Parthenon Marbles must be returned home to Greece. Greece hopes that the 2,500-year-old marble fragment, which arrived […]

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Greek Recipes

Greek Mati Cocktail Recipe

Ingredients * NOTE: 1 part is equal to 30ml * 1 -part blue curacao * 1 -part vodka * 4 -parts lemonade * ¾ cup of thickened cream * 2 tablespoons caster sugar * 1 blueberry (garnish) * Requirements * Cocktail shaker * Cocktail strainer * Ice cubes SHOP BEAUTIFUL MATI BRACELETS FROM GREECE! SHIPPING […]

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The Most Beautiful Restaurant in the World is on Symi Island in Greece

The #1 most beautiful restaurant in the world is in Greece on the beautiful Greek island of Symi, according to travel website TheTravel.com “The best restaurants in the world have nice views, but these places offer so much more,” says the magazine in its tribute to the most beautiful restaurants, citing “travellers from all over […]

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Greek Dr. Anargyros Mariolis Receives Best Family Doctor Award for 2021

Greeks have always been leaders and innovators in the world of Medicine from the days of Galen, Dioscorides, Herodicus, and Hippocrates. The World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA) has honoured Greek Dr. Anargyros D. Mariolis with the ‘World Family Doctor Award for 2021’, an honorary distinction of international appeal which is awarded every 2 years […]

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Greek American Golden Girl Betty White (Cachikis) Dies at 99

Did you know? The beloved comedic actress of over 70 years and pioneer of TV, Betty White, has passed away at 99 years old on December 31, 2021. Betty White is of Greek descent and was born on January 17, 1922. White has been awarded the Guinness World Record for ‘Longest TV Career for a […]

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Greek Recipes

Traditional Vasilopita Cake Recipe + Video

Vasilopita, which translates to Saint Basil’s pie, is a traditional New Year’s Day dessert. Every Vasilopita has a coin hidden inside; the family head cuts the pie into pieces, and whoever discovers the coin is considered to have a prosperous year ahead of them. This practise stems from the legend that citizens of Cappadocia gathered […]

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History

The Top 6 Greek New Year’s Traditions

Greeks love big family celebrations and when it comes to New Year’s, there’s no exception. Greeks love to eat, drink, and party with their loved ones and ring in the New Year with style! Many attend NYE galas, however now in a pandemic with many restrictions, most will get together with their family at home. […]

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History

The Discovery of the Tomb of King Philip II (Alexander’s Father) in Greece Proves Macedonia is Greek

Everyone in the world needs to know about the great 1977 discovery of Greek archaeologist and Professor of Aristotle University in Thessaloniki, Manolis Andronikos. He announced to the world that he had discovered the tomb of the Macedonian King Philip II in Vergina, Greece. Manolis was responsible for one of the greatest archaeological discoveries of […]

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The Top 7 Greek Christmas Traditions

Greeks always live up to the phrase “go big or go home”! They love their family get togethers, traditions, delicious food, and Orthodox Christian rituals. Greeks (in Greece) don’t just decorate Christmas trees but boats too. In North America, they don’t just eat Turkey, they eat lamb, pork and more. Christmas traditions in Greece officially […]

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106 Year Old Yiayia Prays for the Whole World Every Morning

Meet Yiayia Anthi. At 106 years old, she prays for the whole world every morning in front of her window, looking at the sky and the mountain in front of her in Arta, Greece. Anthi Oikonomidi Katsouli was born in 1915 in the village of Katarraktis, Arta. She was a farmer and a mother of […]

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